Looking for some wild west fun? Across Texas’s 692,248 square kilometers (267,277 square miles), you’ll find hundreds of places to explore the real frontier heritage, whether it’s rounding up some cattle on horseback at a working ranch or walking through a cowgirl museum. From Amarillo to Brownsville, there are more fine-arts museums and cultural centers than you can count, and quicker than you can say “howdy” you’ll find an ethnic festival or a cultural center celebrating the state’s diverse heritage. If you love the outdoors, Texas will spoil you with Gulf Coast beaches, fishing spots from Caddo Lake to the Devils River, hiking trails in the Guadalupe, Davis, and Chisos Mountains, canoe routes in the Big Thicket, and birding in the Rio Grande Valley. If shopping’s what gives you a special thrill, try the Shops at Willow Bend in Plano, Main Street in Fredericksburg, and the galleries in Marfa. Whatever your interests are, Texas will make you one happy wanderer.

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The Western Experience: Ranches (350KB)
Multicultural Events (349KB)
Shopping (374 KB)
Wineries & Breweries (56 KB)
Agricultural, Technical & Medical Tours (147 KB)
Beaches, State Parks & Historic Sites (122 KB)
Golf Courses (215 KB)

The 7 Regions of Texas

Big Bend Country (663 KB)
Gulf Coast (777 KB)
Hill Country (1.11 MB)
Panhandle Plains (634 KB)
Piney Woods (578 KB)
Prairies & Lakes (934 KB)
South Texas Plains (635 KB)

Tour Information

General Information (78 KB)
Meeting & Conference Facilities (120 KB)
Bus & Tour Companies (123 KB)
CVB's & Chambers of Commerce (58 KB)

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